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Windows Media Player 10 Hotfix - KB892313

Overview

Windows Media Player 10 Hotfix - KB892313 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is wmplayer.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 19.59 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 19.05 MB (19,975,818 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 83% of users of Windows Media Player 10 Hotfix - KB892313 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/892313
Help link: support.microsoft.com?kbid=892313
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows media player
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\$hf_mig$\KB834707\spuninst.exe
Estimated size: 19.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Media Player 10 Hotfix - KB892313

Program executable:wmplayer.exe
Name:Microsoft(R) Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\windows media player\wmplayer.exe
MD5:bccd2c7188b78e5c67b702580c8afba7
Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP) is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as...
Additional files:
  • npdsplay.dll - Windows Media Player Plug-in Dynamic Link Library (Npdsplay dll)
  • wmsetsdk.exe - Microsoft Windows Media Configuration Utility
  • dlimport.exe - Microsoft(R) Windows Media Player (Microsoft Windows Media Player Setup Utility)
  • migrate.exe - Microsoft® Windows Media Services (MLS Migrate DLL)
  • mpvis.dll - Windows Media Player Visualization
  • setup_wm.exe
  • wmlaunch.exe - Windows Media Player Launcher
  • wmpband.dll - Windows Media Player
  • wmpenc.exe - Windows Media Player Encoder Helper
  • wmpns.dll - Windows Media Player Applet Support DLL
  • wmpvis.dll - Windows Media Player Visualizations
  • msoobci.dll - Out of Band Component Installer
  • mplayer2.exe - Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • custsat.dll - Microsoft(R) CustSat DLL (custsat)
  • pidgen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • npdrmv2.dll - Microsoft® DRM (DRM Netscape Network Object)
  • npwmsdrm.dll - DRM Store Netscape Plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • wmplayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'IviDVDEventHandler' with the ProgID of 'DVD' and the action verb 'play.
3 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npwmsdrm.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npwmsdrm.dll'.
  • npdsplay.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdsplay.dll'.
  • npdrmv2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdrmv2.dll'.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • wmplayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exC:*:enableC:Windows Media Player'.
  • migrate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\migrate.exe'.
  • mplayer2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe'.
  • dlimport.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\dlimport.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

wmplayer.exe
Memory:19.59 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0100703889%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00822703%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00184336%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:121
70 average

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows Media Player 10 Hotfix - KB892313, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
83.33%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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